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Shane Doan Quotes

It's unbelievable. We were watching the highlights [Wednesday] night and just seeing the some of the saves he made. He's made so many big saves for us, especially in tight games, and we've been up one or two goals and he makes huge saves for us. It's pretty remarkable. That was as nervous as the bench has ever been in the last five minutes of a game. Nobody wants to be the guy that kind of lets him down.
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#Night

He's a big man. You never want to be caught in his tracks.
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#Man

The way they move the puck is fun to watch,
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#Fun

He's a fiery guy. The way he played is the way he coached, and you love that as a player to know that your coach is on your side and is into the game as much as you are.
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#Love

In America, nobody has any idea what Wayne is. If you took Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Derek Jeter, Brett Favre and kind of put them all into one, that type of following would almost be the same as what Wayne has in Canada.
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#America

It was huge, obviously. There's a lot of emotion in a home opener, and you want to come out controlled, work hard and stay disciplined enough, and we stayed with it.
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#Emotions

Everyone's disappointed that they just don't get to be around him every day. His credentials and his character are very unique. He was fun to be around.
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#Character

Tonight I think we picked up our desperation and urgency. We need to do that, or else we were going to be in trouble.
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#Desperation

We can't stress enough the specialty teams and how important they are. If you want to win in the league now you have to have a good power play and then that's going to make it a lot easier.
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#Stress

That's no fun to miss the playoffs, ... The World Championships was great, but you want to play in the playoffs. That's why you play the 82 games, so to go home early is no fun. Watch the playoffs you get so into them and you want to be involved in them because it's so much fun to play in. To not be able to play in the postseason is really tough to take.
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#Fun

[Training camps open around the NHL next week, with Wayne Gretzky beginning his coaching duties with the Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz.] I just can't wait, ... You feel like a little kid again because you haven't played in so long. Everyone's excited about that. But then you add the fact that every day Wayne Gretzky is going to be our coach - that's pretty special.
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#Beginning

It's a big thing we've been preaching -- pucks and people to the net -- and we finally got one to go in,
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#People

It's a big thing we've been preaching — pucks and people to the net — and we finally got one to go in,
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#People

That's no fun to miss the playoffs. The World Championships was great, but you want to play in the playoffs. That's why you play the 82 games, so to go home early is no fun. Watch the playoffs you get so into them and you want to be involved in them because it's so much fun to play in. To not be able to play in the postseason is really tough to take.
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#Fun

We had some big goals to keep tying it up, but we needed to find a way to get that lift and to get the one to get the lead. We never managed to get the lead.
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#Goals

You grow up playing five games in three days in tournaments. It's like going back to peewee hockey again.
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#Games

I had to apologize to a lot of people. I had to tell them I don't know what happened and that I'm sorry.
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#People

When we play as a team with five men, we're solid. It's when we get trying to do individual stuff that we really struggle.
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#Men

Playing the spoiler for other teams is not fun because you'd rather be playing to get yourself into the playoffs. But I guess it's making the best of a bad situation.
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#Fun

He has so much on his plate, we don't worry about his schedule.
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#Worry

It's encouraging that we're going in the right direction, but the goal is to make the playoffs. We're getting close.
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#Direction